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Topic - the seattle times
The labor movement has found a new enemy, and this one may surprise you: tipping. Yes, the distinctly American practice that has helped so many people move from the working class to the middle class has become the new bogeyman of the labor left, but tipped workers are fighting back.
A 19-year-old man who held up Seattle bus passengers at gunpoint in two separate incidents has been sentenced to 13 ½ years in prison.
A Washington Transportation Department spokesman says a truck driver has reported a dangling chain may have caused a roadway problem that backed up southbound Interstate 5 traffic in Seattle for at least 10 miles on Thursday morning.
The Washington Transportation Department says at least a portion of a highway blocked by the deadly March 22 mudslide near Oso will reopen this weekend.
Security guards for the Swedish Medical Center in Seattle will start carrying Tasers next month.
A Seattle man who killed his roommate's fiancée after he was told to move out has been sentenced to more than 28 years in prison.
The state auditor's office says it won't investigate a complaint by a hearings officer for the Office of the Insurance Commissioner, who alleged that she had been improperly contacted and pressured on cases by her immediate supervisor.
A hearings officer, who has since been removed from hearing cases, is alleging that the chief deputy to Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler tried to improperly influence her decisions.
Here are the winners of the 2013 SPJ Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest. This honors the best in journalism in SPJ's Region 10, which includes Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana. This year's contest covers work produced or published in 2013. The awards were announced at ceremonies Saturday in Seattle and Portland, Oregon.
A 7 year-old boy who fell into Whatcom Falls last week has died.
The Boeing factory at Frederickson near Tacoma that builds tails for 777s and 787s also will build the carbon-fiber tail for the new 777X.
Former Gov. Chris Gregoire is leading an initiative campaign that may ask Washington voters next fall to raise the cigarette tax by $1 a pack to pay for cancer research and prevention.
The new installation added this week at the Olympic Sculpture Park on the Seattle waterfront is getting mixed reviews from the public.
New glitches in Washington's health insurance marketplace are causing problems for some new insurance customers.
Wildflowers are blooming. Mountain trails are thawing. For many Seattleites, May - especially Memorial Day weekend - signals the time to dust off those hiking boots.